Correlation between symptoms of pain and peritoneal fluid inflammatory cytokine concentrations in endometriosis.

@article{Scholl2009CorrelationBS,
  title={Correlation between symptoms of pain and peritoneal fluid inflammatory cytokine concentrations in endometriosis.},
  author={Bonny Scholl and Nick A. Bersinger and Annette Kuhn and Michael M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={701-6}
}
Endometriosis affects 10-20% of women during reproductive age and is a common cause of infertility and pain leading to work absenteeism and reduced quality of life.The objective of this study was to investigate the association between the presence and concentration of interleukin-8 (IL-8), RANTES, osteoprotegerin (OPG), pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A), tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), midkine and glycodelin in the peritoneal fluid (PF) and the intensity of pain reported… CONTINUE READING

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